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‘One Night Only’ promotion from BASE

UK trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has launched ‘One Night Only’, suggesting it is a first-of-its-kind weekly UK wide 24-hour film and TV promotion which will run across Prime Video, the Apple TV App, BT TV Store, CHILI, Sky Store and the Virgin Media Store. Informed by insights driven from the […]

November 3, 2022By Colin Mann

CHILI accepts crypto payments

OTT platform CHILI has partnered with Coinbar to allow its users to make purchases with Bitcoin, XRP, DigitalBits and Tether using CoinbarPay. CHILI is a European Entertainment Company that distributes directly in five European countries – Italy, England, Germany, Austria and Poland, reaching 5 million registered users in 2021. The company’s shareholders also include US […]

May 30, 2022

European VoD companies inaugurate coalition

VoD companies have officially inaugurated the European VOD Coalition. The Coalition gives a voice to the successful European audiovisual streaming sector. It will engage with policy makers and regulators across Europe on behalf of companies who invest in and distribute audiovisual content in Europe as part of their core commercial activities. The European VOD Coalition […]

May 11, 2022

Report: Most EU VoD content is not local

Given the rise of subscription and transactional VoD services in Europe, the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg has updated its report on Film and TV content in VoD catalogues. In all, there are 7 times more single film titles on TVoD than single TV seasons (62,717 unique film titles […]

April 7, 2022

Data: Italy TV audiences lowest in 10 years

Italian TV audiences have continued to drop, reaching the lowest numbers in a decade in December 2021. Data from Studio Frasi reveals that the negative performance was recorded for both average daily audience figures (10.2 million, -1.6 million on December 2020) as well as in prime time (22.9 million, -3.8 million compared to December 2020 […]

January 17, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome

‘Unforgettable Entertainment’ campaign targets digital boost

Industry trade bodies the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI) have launched what they say is the biggest ever cross-category marketing campaign with Unforgettable Entertainment, driving engagement from new, lapsed and existing digital transactional customers. Building on the success of the BASE/DEGI New Release-focused Mega Movie Week campaigns of […]

March 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Chili launches AVoD service

Milan-based VoD platform Chili is making some of its content free of charge, accompanied by advertising. The platform, present in Italy, the UK, Poland, Germany and Austria, has now opened to the AVoD model having previously been exclusively TVoD. Although TVoD will remain the core business, according to founder and CEO Giorgio Tacchia, Chili wants […]

October 15, 2020From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Report: 41,000+ European movies on 367 VoD services

An update of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s LUMIERE VoD film directory shows the presence of 41,550 European film titles (produced or minority co-produced by countries of the European Union and Council of Europe) in 367 different VoD catalogues (119 TVoD and 248 SVoD catalogues), representing 472,180 film presences at the end of August 2020. When the number of available

October 12, 2020 adds CHILI to listings

With its continued focus on ensuring audiences everywhere can find safe and legal routes to entertainment, has confirmed that digital retailer CHILI is the latest platform to join the site., managed by pro-copyright education body The Industry Trust for IP Awareness, is one of the UK’s leading websites for film and TV fans […]

July 9, 2020By Colin Mann